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Senior CloudOps Engineer (DevOps), Risk Advisory
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Senior CloudOps Engineer (DevOps), Risk Advisory

Posted 23 September by Deloitte
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Competitive salary
Cardiff , South Glamorgan
Permanent, full-time

Your opportunity
Deloitte Solutions Factory is looking for Cloud/DevOps engineers who are passionate about building applications at scale in cloud platforms such as AWS. You will have a background in the design, automation, deployment and operation of cloud infrastructure and applications.

In this role you will be based in our Cardiff delivery centre and work on projects with our business and supporting functions. You will architect and build cloud-based solutions using a wide range of technologies and the full range of AWS services, working alongside people with a diverse range of skillsets.

We are proud to offer flexible working arrangements which allow our people to choose the most suitable working arrangement that works for them. Whether this is working 4 days per week, taking the summer months off work, or more flexibility around your working pattern, we consider both formal and informal working arrangements that allow our people and our clients the best outcome.
If you would like to hear more about our flexible working arrangements, please let us know.

Your role

Your role will have multiple responsibilities depending on the project type. In one project, you might build an application optimised for the cloud, using automation to test and deploy the application into production. In another project, you might convert manual runbook or provisioning processes and automate them using tools such as Cloud Formation. From an operations perspective, you will be required to set up monitoring and alerting for AWS/Azure workloads and to participate in a 24x7 on-call schedule. You will serve as an expert in your own discipline.


  • Develop cloud architecture and solutions optimised for AWS/Azure to meet project requirements
  • Develop scripts to automate the deployment of AWS/Azure architecture and solutions
  • Advise team of engineers in managing and monitoring continuous Cloud platform monitoring and setting up alerts to alerts
  • Produce valuable insights and reports for projects by identifying and scripting the required processing and using BI tools to present it in a clear, actionable manner
  • Guide others in resolving complex issues in specialised area based on existing solutions and procedures
  • Add value to propositions by identifying areas to go 'above and beyond' the project requirements, or by maximising the potential of technologies already being used
  • Advise team of engineers in setting up and manage backups, patching, upgrades of different technologies and AV/malware software across the environments
  • Setup Security on AWS environments to ensure the infrastructure is aligned with Cloud Security Standards
  • Manage and fix Security vulnerabilities identified on the AWS Cloud platform
  • Defines best-practices in own discipline; Train and mentor junior engineers in applying best-practice knowledge within Deloitte cloud teams
  • Identify new tools and process to improve the cloud platform and automate processes
  • Provide third line technical support to a variety of stakeholders - be able to identify and troubleshoot technical issues and resolve or escalate as appropriate.
  • Occasionally leads the work of small project teams; provides informal guidance to junior staff
  • Work with internal and external teams to develop solutions as required
  • Work closely with Leadership team, escalating issues where needed and be a promoter of technology in your area of work
Your work, your choice
At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.

Location: Cardiff

Work pattern: This is a permanent contract opportunity.
The role can be worked on a full-time basis.

Your professional experience

  • Proven experience of building enterprise applications and solutions using AWS, Azure or Google
  • Experience of automation and provisioning approaches, using tools such as CloudFormation, PowerShell, etc
  • In¬ depth knowledge of configuring and managing Linux and Windows environments
  • In depth knowledge of agile software development tools and methodologies (Continuous integration, git, Jira, etc.)
  • Ability to adapt to new technologies, learn quickly and pass on this knowledge to other team members
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communicator and decision maker
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rota
  • Occasional travel to other Deloitte sites
  • AWS certification in your line of work

Experience in the following is desirable:
  • Scripting or programming experience (Python, Go, Bash, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Experience of microservices and container-based systems (Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos)
  • Linux and/or Windows sysadmin certification (eg RHCE)
  • Experience of agile project management approaches and tools (eg Atlassian Jira/Confluence)
  • ITIL experience

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